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Los Angeles Multiple DUI Lawyer

Defending Against Second or Subsequent Drunk Driving Charges

In California, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher or with an amount of alcohol in your system that impairs your ability to safely operate a vehicle is a criminal offense. If you are convicted for a first-time DUI, you could be looking at severe penalties, such as up to 6 months in jail and a driver's license suspension for up to 6 months. The punishments increase for each subsequent offense you're found guilty of. Arrested for multiple DUI

If you've been charged with a subsequent DUI in Los Angeles, allow me, Attorney Jay Jaffe, to handle your case. I have over 40 years of legal experience and have a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating. Just because you were arrested for the offense does not mean you are guilty, and I will thoroughly review the facts of your case to spot weaknesses and attack the prosecutor's accusations. I will be committed to providing aggressive defense and will work toward obtaining a favorable outcome on your behalf.

To discuss your legal options with me, call (310) 439-8260 or contact me online today!

What Are the Penalties for Multiple DUI Convictions?

As with any criminal offense, the penalties for being found guilty of driving under the influence more than once depend on the specifics of your circumstances. Nonetheless, whether you are facing a second, third, or fourth DUI charge, the impacts of a conviction on your life could be substantial. The information gets put on your criminal record, which is accessible to the public, as well as potential employers and lenders. Additionally, a driving under the influence charge (and conviction) may result in a suspension of your driver's license, making it difficult for you to take care of necessary tasks.

The penalties for a second offense include:

  • 90 days to 1 year in jail
  • $390 to $1,000 in fines
  • Driver's license suspension for 2 years

A third offense DUI conviction carries with it:

  • 120 days to 1 year in jail
  • $390 to $1,000 in fines
  • Driver's license suspension for 3 years

For a fourth and subsequent DUI conviction, the penalties are as follows:

  • 180 days to 1 year in jail
  • $390 to $1,000 in fines
  • Driver's license suspension for 4 years

The sanctions mentioned above are just a few you could face for multiple DUI convictions in Los Angeles. Other punishments could also be meted out, such as a requirement to install an ignition interlock device on vehicles you drive and completing an alcohol treatment program.

Ready to Discuss Your Case? Reach Out to Jay Jaffe Attorney at Law

As a Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the State Bar of California, I, Attorney Jay Jaffe, have an extensive understanding of the legal system and know what it takes to build an effective strategy in DUI cases. Depending on the specifics of the circumstances, various defenses could be raised, such as an illegal arrest or a faulty breath test machine.

I will be dedicated to developing a unique defense for you. To get started, call me at (310) 439-8260 or contact me online.

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